4 Recent Launches in Cigars and Cigarillos


The global cigar and cigarillo market was valued at $16.9 billion in 2018, and it is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 3.1% from 2019 to 2025, according to a report from Grand View Research. Flavors and premium offerings are driving much of the growth. Flavors such as wine, tea, chocolate and vanilla are popular among younger legal-age consumers, the report says.

Click through for a look at four recent product launches we're watching.

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1. Winchester Little Cigars

Scandinavian Tobacco Group

Winchester Little Cigars are a mainstream little cigar brand in the U.S. They come in four flavors: Original Blend, which boasts a bold, full-bodied smoking experience; Full Flavored, a rich-tasting cigar; Gold, which has a more mellow taste; and Menthol, which has a smooth, cool taste.

Photograph courtesy of Scandinavian Tobacco Group

2. Al Capone Sweets

Dannemann Co.

Al Capone cigars and cigarillos feature premium tobacco that has been hand-rolled in a natural leaf wrapper in Honduras. The brand’s Sweets cigarillos are also dipped in cognac and come in two- and 10-count boxes.

Photograph courtesy of Dannemann Co.

3. Night Owl Cigars

Swedish Match

Night Owl tipped pipe tobacco cigars are crafted with the finest tobacco, the company says. They come packaged in a resealable FoilFresh pouch to guarantee freshness. Available in a variety of flavors, Night Owl comes in a variety of formats, including two for 99 cents, save on two and four-packs.

Photograph courtesy of Swedish Match

4. Swisher Sweets Leaf Cigars

Swisher International

Delivering a bold, aromatic smoking experience, Swisher Sweets Leaf Cigars are made with all-natural tobacco and finished with a Connecticut broadleaf wrapper. Three flavors are available: Original, Honey and Sweet Aromatic. Swisher Sweets Leaf Cigars come in three-count pouches.

Photograph courtesy of Swisher International